Line: 9 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K; W, QS, CG, SHO
My fantasy perspective: Be afraid. Be very afraid. Lee has been everything the Phillies hoped they were getting and more. Just check out his June 2011 numbers: 5 GS, 5-0, 42 IP, 21 H, 1 ER, 0.21 ERA. Pure insanity!
Overall, Lee is 9-5 with a 2.66 ERA, a 1.07 WHIP and 119 strikeouts. That's four-category gold in a standard 5x5 league. A deeper look into his numbers show an xFIP of 2.75, a BABIP against of .290 and a LOB% of 78.6. These numbers all prove what Lee is doing is based in reality and not luck and are sustainable.
Just an FYI: Three of the top six fantasy starting pitchers are Phillies: Roy Halladay (3rd), Cole Hamels (5th) and Cliff Lee (6th).
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